Tag: General Elections 2024

Odisha Elections 2024: Parties dithering on candidates for Khordha, Begunia and Chilika
Odisha Elections 2024: Parties dithering on candidates for Khordha, Begunia and Chilika

Begunia and Khordha Assembly segments come under the Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency where all three parties are yet to announce their candidates. The delay in picking up candidates has left the electorate confused.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Still with BJP and ready for elections: Ex-Union Minister Dilip Ray 
Still with BJP and ready for elections: Ex-Union Minister Dilip Ray 

Dilip Ray told the media, "No leader of Odisha has been received by people like I was received here. I am really emotional over such a warm welcome. The people have handed me victory even without contesting elections.”

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Will BJD’s strategy to swap home turfs of leaders boomerang?

In Salipur, the supporters of Prakash Behera said that they would have joined the BJD if the party had fielded him from his own constituency instead of the Barabati-Cuttack Seat.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
BJD leaders from Bhubaneswar Central meet BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi
BJD leaders from Bhubaneswar Central meet BJP MP candidate Aparajita Sarangi

Things took a new twist on Tuesday when 11 former corporators of the Amaresh camp met BJP’s Lok Sabha candidate & sitting Bhubaneswar MP, Aparajita Sarangi and held discussions with her.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
CM Naveen Patnaik should retire if unable to run govt, says BJP’s Debasis Nayak; BJD responds

BJP will win all the 21 Lok Sabha seats and there will be a double-engine government in Odisha, Nayak said adding that the BJD was playing and the party was keen for a coalition with the BJP.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: A Guru-Sishya contest in Berhampur Assembly seat!

On Berhampur Assembly seat, BJP is yet to taste victory. The party was earlier in fourth position and now climbed to number 2 spot.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024
‘BJP to announce full candidates’ list by April 20; change likely in 1 Assembly seat’

BJP on Wednesday claimed that the party will form double-engine government in Odisha.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
National Testing Agency
Students who cast vote in 2024 General Elections will not be barred from exams: NTA

The NTA further urged students to be aware of false rumours, reaffirming that exercising their voting rights would not impact their eligibility to write their exams.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 
BJD, BJP, Congress still indecisive on many Assembly candidates 

With just 8 days left for nomination filing for the first phase of elections in which 28 Assembly Constituencies will go to polls, the BJD, the BJP and the Congress have not yet announced candidates in four, nine and five seats respectively. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 
MLA Suresh Routray's family squabble crippling Congress in Jatani? 

Odisha Congress arguably seems to be in a quandary over candidate selection for the Jatani Assembly seat as veteran leader and sitting MLA Suresh Routray and his nephew Sangram Routray are locked in a war of words. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 
Odisha Elections 2024: Will Congress candidate Santosh Singh Saluja quit party? 

The statements of Congress leader and Kantabanji Legislative Assembly seat candidate Santosh Singh Saluja's supporters have created ripples in Kantabanji politics. 

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
BJP’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda steps up campaigning in Aul
BJP’s Kendrapara Lok Sabha candidate Baijayant Panda steps up campaigning in Aul

As soon as the BJP stalwart reached Bilikana in Aul, thousands of party workers accorded him a rousing welcome. He discussed electoral strategies with Krushnachandra Panda, BJP’s MLA candidate for the Aul seat, other frontline leaders and party workers.  

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP
BJD's imported Lok Sabha candidate will bite the dust: Former Bargarh MP

The former MP asserted that the BJP will fare well while the BJD’s results will be disappointing in the upcoming elections in the district. "If you plant an imported leader in the LS seat and that too when the party has got negative feedback about its poll prospects, will people accept it?" he asked.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
Dilip Ray to be BJP candidate from Rourkela seat: Jual Oram 
Dilip Ray to be BJP candidate from Rourkela seat: Jual Oram 

The Rourkela Assembly seat is likely to witness a high-octane fight as BJD has nominated Dilip Ray’s arch-rival, Sarada Nayak.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
General Elections 2024
Odisha Elections 2024: Congress to announce its candidates soon, says Bijay Patnaik

The Congress so far has been able to declare candidates for 49 Assembly seats out of 147 and 8 Lok Sabha seats out of a total 21 seats in Odisha.

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
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